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W9 – Fell End Nature Reserve

Tuesday 23rd July at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

John Wilson Hide, Fell End

A walk by Chris Winnick.

Chris will lead a visit to the AONB’s newest reserve, at Fell End Caravan Park, looking at the butterflies and other wildlife on the reserve as well as explaining its management. Fell End is a compact but highly diverse reserve, consisting of a mix of ancient broad-leaf woodland, limestone pavement and wetlands.  It is managed for wildlife generally, although with a particular emphasis on providing nest sites for birds such as Lapwing and Curlew, which are in decline nationally, largely as a consequence of changes in agricultural practice.

The walk will begin at 10:00am and last approximately 2 hours and is suitable for all ages. It will involve easy walking of less than a mile over level ground on rough tracks. You are advised to bring waterproofs and wear stout footwear.

The reserve includes two hides overlooking a wetland area, so you may wish to bring binoculars with you so that you can spend some time bird-watching after the event.

Sorry, but dogs are not permitted on the reserve.

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If you prefer to book via email, or wish to book on more than one walk without completing multiple booking forms, you can write to us at, giving the walk code and title of each walk you wish to attend, together with the name of each person attending, their email address and contact telephone number, and stating whether or not they are Landscape Trust members.  Your request will be dealt with as quickly as possible but please be aware that orders entered via the online system (where available) may be processed ahead of your request.  In cases when there are only two or three places left you will always stand the best chance of securing the places you want by using the online booking option, if this is offered.

For our bookable events, the precise start location and details  will normally only be released to those with confirmed bookings.   This information will be sent by email either with the booking confirmation, or communicated to you by telephone if you have not provided an email contact address.

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